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Can I use tampons for vaginal discharge during pregnancy?

Doctors recommend using lightweight mini pads instead of tampons for the excess vaginal discharge that occurs during pregnancy. You’ll want to keep your vagina as free from irritation as possible and not accidentally introduce extra germs into its already-sensitive balance.

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